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Author: George Koroneos

Tiger Army interview with psychobilly heartthrob Nick 13 at WWF New York

I can’t lie, Tiger Army was the band that made me fall in love with psychobilly. Hell, I don’t think I even knew what psychobilly was until I got the second Give ‘Em the Boot compilation from Hellcat in 1999 and was instantly smitten. Keep in mind, the Internet was crap in the late ’90s and discovering music was still limited to going to music stores and making mix CDs. That said, Tiger Army was the gateway drug that led me to discover a ton of great psychobilly bands and horror bands over the past 15 year.  All I can remember...

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Mai Tai T.V. #29: Hambone: Behind the Music, Legion, NXT Asbury Park

This week, we take a detour from our normal scheduled programming and dive deep into the life of John Hambone McGuire, the mysterious gentleman that played bass in a ton of brilliant bands including Pencey Prep, Fairmont, Brine and Bastards and Leathermouth. Hambone dishes on over two decades in the music business and what it was like playing with some of the greatest legends in punk rock.  We also discuss how awesome FX’s new Legion is, we give a full review of NXT Asbury Park and I tell the tale of how we waited in line for four hours to meet Chris...

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Mai Tai T.V. #28: Animal Blood, AFI, Logan, Royal Rumble predictions

It’s a new year and we’ve got amazing new guests. This week, join us as we interview the lumberjack Dangerous Dave Trainer about playing guitar in one of the most legendary New Jersey punk metal fusion bands, Animal Blood. He also walks us through his day-to-day life as a professional Sami Zayn impersonator. But that’s not all. George also shares his tragic past with tequila, particularly the infamous El Greco/Señor Chocolate incident and the New Orleans Half Man debacle. We spend the rest of the evening discussing the upcoming Iron Maiden tour, the new AFI record, the trend of...

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My Chemical Romance Live at Maxwell’s | 8/16/2002

This is a super early My Chemical Romance set shot at Maxwell’s right after “I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love” came out. The band opened for seminal Jersey punk icons, the Lawn Darts, and played an abridged half hour set before an already rabid audience. This was shot on a Sony DCR-TRV140 by the illustrious Josh Goldfarb and edited in iMovie. I was invited to cover the show after interviewing the band earlier in the week for the Belleville Times. I’ll post that interview eventually. It was pretty awful, considering I had no idea who...

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Mai Tai T.V. #27: Double-sized best of 2016 edition

There’s no better way to kick off the new year than to spend an hour listening to us argue over the best of the best of the previous year. Tune in this week to hear our picks for the best records, movies, television shows, tiki bars, punk albums and wrestling matches of 2016. Also joining us is the illustrious Kenneth Lucas (AKA Kursse) who lends his jaded opinion to the mix.  Daiquiri 1/3 oz gum syrup 2 oz light rum 3/4 oz lime juice Shake and strain; garnish with a lime wedge AUDIO ONLY VERSION http://media.blubrry.com/maitaitv/p/cultofgeorge.com/podcasts/maitaitv/maitaitvep27.mp3Podcast: Play in new...

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